Sara Muller

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain across a range of musculoskeletal pain sites
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Cherterfield, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:411-6. 2013
  2. pmc There is no association between a measure of clinical care and the response rate of GPs to postal surveys: a methodological study
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:154-8. 2012
  3. pmc The association between pain intensity and the prescription of analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    S Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Pain 16:1014-20. 2012
  4. pmc The epidemiology of polymyalgia rheumatica in primary care: a research protocol
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:102. 2012
  5. pmc The effect of changes in lower limb pain on the rate of progression of locomotor disability in middle and old age: evidence from the NorStOP cohort with 6-year follow-up
    Sara Muller
    Keele University, UK
    Pain 153:952-9. 2012
  6. pmc A rasch analysis of the Manchester foot pain and disability index
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:29. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Derivation and testing of an interval-level score for measuring locomotor disability in epidemiological studies of middle and old age
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:1341-55. 2009
  8. pmc Cardiovascular screening in rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional primary care database study
    Helen L Monk
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:150. 2013
  9. pmc The association of gout with socioeconomic status in primary care: a cross-sectional observational study
    Richard A Hayward
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2004-8. 2013
  10. pmc Coping strategies as predictors of pain and disability in older people in primary care: a longitudinal study
    Kay Benyon
    Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:67. 2013

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain across a range of musculoskeletal pain sites
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Cherterfield, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:411-6. 2013
    ..To test whether the prognostic definition of chronic pain, which has previously been applied in specific anatomic areas, performed well in a cohort of older adults with a range of musculoskeletal pain sites...
  2. pmc There is no association between a measure of clinical care and the response rate of GPs to postal surveys: a methodological study
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:154-8. 2012
    ..However, response is yet to be considered with respect to the quality of clinical care provided by GPs. In the UK, one measure of quality of care is the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) score achieved by a general practice...
  3. pmc The association between pain intensity and the prescription of analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    S Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Pain 16:1014-20. 2012
    ..It is not known whether general practitioners (GPs) prescribe analgesic medication according to intensity of pain or a hierarchical prescribing regimen...
  4. pmc The epidemiology of polymyalgia rheumatica in primary care: a research protocol
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:102. 2012
    ..This two year prospective inception cohort study of PMR patients will enable us to understand the full spectrum of this condition...
  5. pmc The effect of changes in lower limb pain on the rate of progression of locomotor disability in middle and old age: evidence from the NorStOP cohort with 6-year follow-up
    Sara Muller
    Keele University, UK
    Pain 153:952-9. 2012
    ..This is consistent with a cumulative effect on LMD of recurrent episodes of pain. Lower limb pain may be a key target for prevention and rehabilitation to reduce years lived with disability in later life...
  6. pmc A rasch analysis of the Manchester foot pain and disability index
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:29. 2009
    ..There is currently no interval-level measure of foot-related disability and this has hampered research in this area. The Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index (FPDI) could potentially fill this gap...
  7. doi request reprint Derivation and testing of an interval-level score for measuring locomotor disability in epidemiological studies of middle and old age
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:1341-55. 2009
    ..We aimed to create such a score from five items of the SF-36 Physical Functioning subscale (PF-10): three walking- and two stair-climbing-related, and assess the scoring mechanism's measurement properties...
  8. pmc Cardiovascular screening in rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional primary care database study
    Helen L Monk
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:150. 2013
    ..It is not known whether screening for vascular risk factors occurs in primary care. The aim of this study was to determine whether guidance advocating cardiovascular screening in RA patients is being implemented in primary care...
  9. pmc The association of gout with socioeconomic status in primary care: a cross-sectional observational study
    Richard A Hayward
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2004-8. 2013
    ..Inequalities in rheumatology provision associated with SES may need to be addressed by health care planners. The aim of this study is to investigate the association of gout and SES in the community at both the individual and area levels...
  10. pmc Coping strategies as predictors of pain and disability in older people in primary care: a longitudinal study
    Kay Benyon
    Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:67. 2013
    ..Musculoskeletal pain in older adults is common. It is hypothesised that coping strategies may be predictive of pain intensity and pain-related disability at six months after initial consultation in primary care...
  11. pmc Prospective observational cohort study of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL), chronic foot problems and their determinants in gout: a research protocol
    Priyanka Chandratre
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:219. 2012
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  12. pmc Onset and persistence of disabling foot pain in community-dwelling older adults over a 3-year period: a prospective cohort study
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:474-80. 2011
    ..Foot pain and related disability in older adults are common yet understudied problems. This study aimed to determine the onset and persistence of disabling foot pain in community-dwelling older adults over a 3-year period...
  13. pmc The association of gout with sleep disorders: a cross-sectional study in primary care
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:119. 2013
    ..Hyperuricaemia is also prevalent in sleep apnoea syndrome. The objective of this study was to examine the association between gout and sleep apnoea and other sleep disorders...
  14. doi request reprint Does comorbid disease influence consultation for knee problems in primary care?
    John Bedson
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:322-8. 2011
    ..Little is known about why this appears to be happening. Our aim was to examine whether consultations for concurrent comorbid disease had any influence on an individual's likelihood of consulting for knee-related problems in primary care...
  15. doi request reprint Defining disabling foot pain in older adults: further examination of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:992-6. 2009
    ..To identify a practical definition of disabling foot pain in older adults for clinical and research use, using the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index (FPDI)...
  16. doi request reprint Measuring morbidity: self-report or health care records?
    Julie Barber
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Fam Pract 27:25-30. 2010
    ..Epidemiological surveys often rely on self-report as a measure of morbidity in a population. However, these data can also be extracted from primary care records...
  17. pmc The clinical assessment study of the foot (CASF): study protocol for a prospective observational study of foot pain and foot osteoarthritis in the general population
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 4:22. 2011
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  18. pmc The influence of employment social support for risk and prognosis in nonspecific back pain: a systematic review and critical synthesis
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:119-37. 2013
    ..To examine the influence of employment social support type (e.g. co-worker, supervisor, general support) on risk of occurrence of low back pain, and prognosis (e.g. recovery, return to work status) for those who have low back pain...
  19. doi request reprint The epidemiology of patellofemoral disorders in adulthood: a review of routine general practice morbidity recording
    Laurence Wood
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:157-64. 2011
    ..To describe the annual consultation prevalence of different patellofemoral disorders across the adult life span...
  20. pmc Clinical features of symptomatic patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis
    George Peat
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R63. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to provide empirical evidence of the clinical features of patellofemoral joint OA (PFJOA) and to explore the potential for making a confident clinical diagnosis in the community setting...
  21. doi request reprint Measurement of change in function and disability in osteoarthritis: current approaches and future challenges
    Kelvin P Jordan
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 21:525-30. 2009
    ..This review assessed current approaches to using objective and self-report measures to determine change in function and disability in osteoarthritis and identified key future challenges...